|Moringa leaves just plucked from the garden.|
One half cup of cooked leaves will meet your daily recommendation for Vitamins A and C.
One half cup of pods (raw) will supply your Vitamin C requirement for a day.
One ounce of raw leaves contains the recommended daily amount of Vitamin C.
Ounce per ounce it contains 6 to 7 times the amount of Vitamin C in orange juice.
Moringa leaves contain 3 to 5 times more beta-carotene than carrots.
3 oz of moringa powder contains more than 10 times the recommended daily amount of Vitamin E.
Ounce per ounce Moringa leaves contain over 3 times the iron as found in spinach or roast beef.
Moringa leaves contain 3 times the amount of potassium as bananas.
Ounce per ounce Moringa leaves contain 4 times the amount of calcium found in milk.
|I simply saute my moringa leaves with garlic, a bit of salt and anchovies stock.|
|Our simple dish packed with nutrients!|
Values per 100gm. edible portion
|Vitamin A||6780 mcg||Carrots: 1890 mcg|
|Vitamin C||220 mg||Oranges: 30 mg|
|Calcium||440 mg||Cow's milk: 120 mg|
|Potassium||259 mg||Bananas: 88 mg|
|Protein||6.7 gm||Cow's milk: 3.2 gm|
|from Nutritive Value of Indian Foods,|
by C. Gopalan, et al.